December 21, 2017

Vancouver, December 21, 2017 – The Attorney General of BC has announced this year's recipients who are honoured with appointment as Queen’s Counsel. The government announcement can be found here .

The Law Society wishes to recognize and extend congratulations to all 2017 recipients of the Queen’s Counsel designation, with particular congratulations to current Benchers Lisa Hamilton, Jamie Maclaren and Christopher McPherson; incoming Bencher Michael Welsh; and Law Society Chief Legal Officer Deborah Armour.

The QC designation is conferred each year on members of the legal profession who have been nominated by their peers and have been members of the BC bar for at least five years. The Law Society is represented on the advisory committee for Queen’s Counsel appointments.